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Lynn Yanis 19Oct2012 Yiddish Book Center




Lynn Yanis, a Wexler Oral Historian at the Yiddish Book Center, was interviewed by Sebastian Schulman on October 19, 2012 in Amherst, MA.

Lynn discusses her background in a culturally/ethnic Jewish family, but one that had no religious identification (they attended a Unitarian church). She goes into her connections with other extended family in USA and Israel and her connection to Jewish foods Lynn speaks of political activism & Jewish identity at UMass in 1970s, as well as raising a Jewish daughter in a "mixed marriage" today.

To learn more about the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, visit:
http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story

To cite this interview: Lynn Yanis Oral History Interview, interviewed by Sebastian Schulman, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, October 10, 2012. Video recording, [https://archive.org/details/LynnYanis19oct2012YiddishBookCenter] ( [date accessed] )


Producer Yiddish Book Center (Chad)
Audio/Visual sound, color

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